Paying for College

It’s smart to Move Mountains at ACC

Beyond our caring faculty and flexible course offerings, ACC has one of the lowest tuitions among Colorado’s public higher education institutions. But for students seeking an even more affordable education, ACC’s knowledgeable financial aid advisors are invaluable in finding ways to pay for college.

student guide to financial imageFinancial Aid

Financial aid can take the form of grants, scholarships, student loans, and work study programs. Download our Financial Aid Application Checklist for a quick overview of the application process, or simply start the process by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Contact the Financial Aid Office with any questions along the way.

Scholarships and Grants

ACC offers a wide variety of scholarships and grants on an annual basis. Applications are generally open from January 1st through May 15th, with priority going to those completed by April 1st.

Take a Class on How to Pay for College

ACC Community Education offers a class on how to find financial aid. Learn how to maximize your eligibility for various sources of financial aid, reduce/eliminate your need to borrow loans, and avoid some of the common and costly mistakes along the way.

College Opportunity Fund

If you are a Colorado resident, the COF current offers $75 per credit hour for the 2014-2015 academic year for public institutions. The online application is quick, easy and only needs to be completed one time.

Veterans Services

Veterans enrolling in ACC may be eligible for assistance from the VA. Visit ACC’s Veteran Services Center for more information on how to apply online.